Whether you are a youth leader looking for parent resources or a parent of teenagers yourself, we hope this section of our website will become an equipping resource for you!  We will draw from the best of FYI resources and add new tools just for parents in the coming months.


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Research on Parents and Teenagers


The majority of existing research on child and adolescent faith development indicates that parents are one of, if not THE, primary influence on kids’ faith.  In our own Sticky Faith research, one of our findings has been that parent-child faith discussions are important to kids’ long-term faith.  In fact, it’s not only important for parents to talk and ask questions about their kids’ faith, but also about the parents’ own faith.